Jason is passionate about helping people to be as awesome as they can. He believes that when people adopt training as a part of their lifestyle there is no limit to what can be accomplished. In 18 years of experience he has adopted great systems for improving mobility, strength, power, and physique. But he’s still not satisfied and continues to study and train -always improving who he is as a coach, a teacher, and athlete.
There is no way to completely avoid injury, but we can do everything possible to mitigate it, and that is a central part of what Jason does as a coach and a teacher. He started Iron Monkey Strength with the idea of helping people to learn to be their strongest selves, and use that strength to live their best lives.
Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the NSCA, USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach (level 1), Catalyst Athletics Certified Weightlifting Coach L1, StrongFirst Level 2 Kettlebell Instructor (SFG2), StrongFirst Lifter (SFL), StrongFirst Plan Strong, StrongFirst Strong Endurance, StrongFirst All Terrain Conditioning, Functional Movement Screen Specialist (FMS), Fundamental Capacity Screen Specialist (FCS), Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist (FRCms), Ground Force Method Level 2 Instructor, Flexible Steel level 1, Flexible Steel Indian Clubs Specialist, Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach, and he holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from FSU in Dance.
He is well versed in myofascial release and mobility techniques to promote more efficient recovery through movement. Through this unique style of coaching, he continues to support clients of all levels to achieve their goals. Rob practices what he preaches as he continues training to be his strongest self through his 50s and into his 60s.
Certifications: International Sports Sciences Association(ISSA), StrongFirst Kettlebell Level 2 (SFG2) and Adult CPR/AED, Child CPR/First Aid.
Shaina is a huge advocate for fitness. She believes movement is medicine and strives to help others improve their quality of life through building strength and cardiovascular endurance. Shaina is also always striving to improve. Never satisfied with the status quo, she pushes herself to learn new things, and trains her body to reach new heights.
Jared developed a passion for fitness when he discovered his love for boxing. He began to take his training seriously throughout high school where he was formerly introduced to weight training. While continuing on this path he realized that at some point training others was going to be his life. Understanding how it helped him mentally as well as physically, he wanted to help people in this same way.
One of Karla’s primary motivations is to help everyone she teaches to be their best. She loves to encourage people to find their inner strength. She has always had a passion for fitness and has worked with kids in Martial Arts for the past 11 years. As a Kickboxing instructor for the past 10 years, she’s also had the pleasure of helping adults meet and exceed their fitness goals.
She believes that working out isn’t a trend, but a lifestyle to keep yourself strong and healthy for many years to come. Through her teaching, she inspires her students and ultimately creates the opportunity for them to live their best lives!
Certifications: ISSA CPT, ISSA Nutrition ,StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor (SFG) L1, CPR/AED